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Passat Sedan V6-3.6L (BLV) (2008)

Brakes and Traction Control > Hydraulic System, Brakes > Brake Caliper > Component Information > Service and Repair > Removal and Replacement

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Brake Caliper: Removal and Replacement

Front Brake Assembly Overview, FN 3 Brake Caliper

Front Brake Assembly Overview, FN 3 Brake Caliper

‹› After replacing brake pads, depress brake pedal firmly several times with vehicle stationary so that the brake pads are properly seated in their

normal operating position.

‹› Use brake filler/bleeder unit (VAS 5234) or extraction device (V.A.G 1869/4) to extract brake fluid from brake fluid reservoir.

‹› Before removing brake caliper or disconnecting brake hose, brake pedal depressor (V.A.G 1869/2) must be inserted (this dissipates pressure).

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Cover Plate

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TORX(R) Bolt

‹› 12 Nm

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Brake Disc

‹› Internally vented, 312 mm diameter

‹› Thickness 25 mm

‹› Wear limit: 22 mm

‹› Must always be replaced together on both sides of axle

Brakes and Traction Control > Hydraulic System, Brakes > Brake Caliper > Component Information > Service and Repair > Removal and Replacement

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